Provincial Inspection Operations

On March 22, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of the Cavite Province, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

A total of twenty one business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 22, 800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP7.98-Million.

Local Government Units are advised not to renew the business permits retailers who mix unauthorized copies of compact discs in their legitimate merchandize. Local law enforcement offices are also requested to report the presence of pirated CDs in their respective jurisdictions, so joint operations may be implemented with the Optical Media Board. 

 


 

On March 23, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of the Laguna Province, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

A total of twenty one business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 28, 800 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP10.08-Million

Local Government Units are advised not to renew the business permits retailers who mix unauthorized copies of compact discs in their legitimate merchandize. Local law enforcement offices are also requested to report the presence of pirated CDs in their respective jurisdictions, so joint operations may be implemented with the Optical Media Board. 

 


 

On March 27-30, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of the Province of Nueva Ecija and Zambales, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

For the three day operations, a total of ninety four business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 82, 000 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP28.70-Million.

Local Government Units are advised not to renew the business permits retailers who mix unauthorized copies of compact discs in their legitimate merchandize. Local law enforcement offices are also requested to report the presence of pirated CDs in their respective jurisdictions, so joint operations may be implemented with the Optical Media Board.

 


 

On March 28-31, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in the Provinces of Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

For the period of operations, a total of fifty business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 131, 600 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP46.06-Million.

Local Government Units are advised not to renew the business permits retailers who mix unauthorized copies of compact discs in their legitimate merchandize. Local law enforcement offices are also requested to report the presence of pirated CDs in their respective jurisdictions, so joint operations may be implemented with the Optical Media Board. 

 


 

On March 29-30, 2017, Agents conducted routine inspections in various areas of Davao Del Sur and Davao Del Norte, where illegal compact discs were reportedly being openly sold to the public.

For the two day operations, a total of sixty business stalls were inspected, which led to the seizure of around 107,600 or more pieces pirated CDs/DVDs of different format and titles, amounting to an estimated value of PhP37.66-Million.

Local Government Units are advised not to renew the business permits retailers who mix unauthorized copies of compact discs in their legitimate merchandize. Local law enforcement offices are also requested to report the presence of pirated CDs in their respective jurisdictions, so joint operations may be implemented with the Optical Media Board. 

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